Preserving and capturing objects with the Endangered Archives Programme

EAP254: Preservation of the historical literary heritage of Tigray, Ethiopia: the library of Romanat Qeddus Mika'el: EAP254/1: Romanat Qeddus Michael Manuscript Collection [Second half of the 16th - 20th century], EAP254/1/6: "Tä'amrä Maryam ""Miracles of Mary" [18th century], Double-page frontispieceThe Endangered Archives Programme, hosted by the British Library and funded by Arcadia, is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a contributor to the preservation of archival material that is in danger of destruction, neglect or physical deterioration world-wide. The Programme depends entirely upon researchers, archivists and librarians with an interest in a specific subject, region or culture to apply for grants for particular collections-related projects.

While the EAP does not identify or approach institutions directly, it provides funds for an applicant to locate relevant endangered archival collections, transfer collections to a suitable local archival home where possible, create digital copies of the material, and deposit the copies with local institutions and the British Library. Visitors to the EAP website can also follow the progress of more than 240 projects on the Endangered Archives blog.

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